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of this amendment and i urge you to consider that before you pass this amendment and lastly, it doesn't involve all of the key stakeholders in this conversation. the city of california, has determined that the economic value of restoring hetch hetchy would be $6 billion annually to the people of california and therefore, i think that is 6 billion reasons why they are key stakeholders in this process and so, we would urge you would amend or revise or have more conversation truly about this issue by requiring that instead of providing veto power to unelect of the power on the peninsula require an elect toarl component to the region it may represent and put it directly to the voters of the from a and if you are going to veto the will of the voters of the san francisco, it should be by other voters not unelected officials and secondly i would put bawsca on the hook for this so that san francisco lay pair doesn't have to pay for that and lastly, i would say put it to a vote. all of california are key stakeholders in that issue and i urge you that they be given an opportunity to way in on this issue. >>
for the opportunity to do the work that i love. at a place that i helped create. lastly, i like to remind all of us that emersion education takes on many forms in today's educational arena. the focus is sometimes blurred. by different interpretations. or political agendas. i hope that the emersion education model as conceptualized and exemplified by the alice fong yu community, will help provide standards of all emersion education programs everywhere. thank you very much. [applause] >> we are very honor to recognize michelle kyung, a teacher at washington high school, and awarded the outstanding teacher of america award by the carl foundation, and here this evening is our award winning teacher, michelle kyung and we would like to present a certificate and ask you to say a few words. [applause] >> happy new year and good evening to superintendent carranza, and new board president rachel norton, sorry, i have been sick today. and vice president fewer, i am erica from the george washington high school, and i am here to share positive about a teacher at george washington high school. after all the pape
doesn't recommend using your stove. and lastly, have your furnace inspected once a year. >> later this week a state delegate will introduce a bill in annapolis that will change the way baltimore and other jurisdictions operate speed ticket cameras. . >> this has to do with that change over to a new vender for the city's cameras. the contactstarted january 1st but the cameras have not been collecting anything in the first three weeks of the year and it's not clear when they'll come back online. >> hundreds of thousands of revenue lost because these cameras are serving as nothing but public art. the city'sdepartment of transportation is working with the new vender after it was revealed that several cameras under the previous contractor were responsible for bogus tickets. they're in if process of changing the cameras. aspoeshgs person told us this will require cameras to be temporarily taken off line. meanwhile, legislators in annapolis are talking about ways to restore trust in the speed camera program. many say it semistems from the way the -- stems from the way the vender is pai
are the victim but you see it, empowering young people to do something about it when they spot it. lastly, the partners recently announced a stop bullying video challenge where we are bringing together psa's that highlight what's happening by young people and want to give awards and celebrate that. and, as i mentioned earlier, the grants, the money, the department of education has issued 11 grants to schools. we need more, we will see as budget proposals the president's and the secretary's real commitment to this to ensure that we have some resources for innovative programs that are happening across the country for those local programs that are really changing the way their schools function and their communities see their schools and promoting those and scaling them up. >> very quickly because i know we want to move on, the attorney general launched a defending childhood initiative, i know there's a lot of philanthropy in the room, we want to work in partnership to find those innovative programs. there was a jurisdiction in north dakota that got a grant to implement some of the restoret
hopefully we are cooperating as quickly as we can. and lastly i took my small staff to celebrate the holidays before the christmas break. they wined enough. and i hope that this will be begin a tradition for us in our office and the first annual holiday was held at trace restaurant and we all left very, very full and happy, right? so, that was or that will conclude my report and we don't have any corrective actions to report to the commission at this point. do we? >> okay. maybe he will take care of that, then. >> you are on a different item. vag. >> we are separated? . >> okay, well that concludes mine. >> is there any public comment on the report from the executive director? >> okay. seeing none we will go to item number four, report from the sound technician, vaj? >> thank you, sir. >> commissioners, really briefly, you will see the reports just the lists that obviously the commission has not met for a while but it is longer than normal. and i know that officer methaison is here and so he will give the highlights that happened in central for the last few weeks and i will spend
. and lastly, government programs. president obama took a shot at republicans when he said this about entitlements. >> the commitments we make to each other through medicare and medicaid and social security, these things do not zap our initiative. they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> i'll take that poll. the public's predominantly in favor here. when we polled on medicare, 54% said it only needed minor modifications if anything. joining us david corn and michael scherer. gentlemen, thank you. i didn't know this until you put it all together. i have a sense that on the right if you're a moderate positions like these polls say, you're considered a liberal. if you're in the middle, the right sees you as the left. it's true. what do you think? >> well, i think the right is screaming that this is a liberal speech which should come as no surprise. barack obama has always been a progressive democrat. a pragmatist as a government manager, but progressive in his values. >> i know you're on the progressive si
and they were better than expected. the disk drivemaker benefiting from gains in its enterprise segment. lastly, touch on one stock that represents a group performing well that being stanley black & decker, the company saying that its current quarter results, better-than-expected, did benefit from an improvement in construction and the also that do-it-yourself sales which, of course, we have seen benefiting on the dow component home depot. stock under pressure in today's session. the dow now up 38 points but the nasdaq actually off its lows, down 17. jim, back to you. >> yeah, mary, that is interesting. i thought had the quarter was terrific too whirlpool off, flag one, tighter float and also ruling about dumping. yeah, stanley works i think should end up -- stanley, black and belle decker deserves to be higher. the latest energy go to sharon epperson at the nymex. >> traders are here trying to figure out how much the snag on the sea way pipeline is going to cause disruptions in the oil markets. we told you yesterday about the sea way pipeline, recently expanded pipeline that as of two weeks ag
policy that reflects, again, the dynamics of the region as they really are today. lastly, i think this is an opportunity for the committee to finally do the work that it should have been doing for years. when you read the record and realize we have never done an authorization of the state department in the six years i have been here, we have never looked at how foreign aid has been spent. we have never done a top to bottom review. it is something people like you come to this position, look at as something that is healthy. there was mention of cost. i was disappointed with the arb when the first thing that came out of the mouths of people i respect was money, money, money. this committee would have no idea whether the appropriate amount of money is being spent or if that could have prevented what was happening -- what happened because we have never had an authorization. i want to close again by thanking you for your service, thanking you for your friendship, thanking you for your transparency, and i certainly look forward to your testimony. i know it will be presented in a way that
. >> let me just lastly mention, you mentioned darfur in your opening comments. the humantarian crisis was so severe. we still have concerns in the southern and blue nile south sudan still has problems. burma where we had hope in november, there has not been progress made. i hope that you will make these areas where there is -- humanitarian crises a highest priority to try to protect the safety of the people that live in these areas. >> i will. i intend to do that. first of all the president, i think, will continue to -- with an appointment of the special envoy to the sudan, we just had princeton lyman, who's done a great job under tough circumstances. i was there myself during the course of their referendum on the independence. i have met with their president many times. i met not with bashir but people underneath him in the north. and my hope is that we can get the status of the number of components of the c.p.a. that were not fulfilled finally fulfilled. by nile, and others are human tragedy. the bombings are continuing. starvation taking place. displacement. and in some ways darfur
agitating the u.s. and its allies into conflict. and lastly, there is the issue of the size of their nukes. there is no indication that the north koreans have created a nuclear weapon small enough to ride on top of these rockets that. is a huge challenge that takes a lot of work. they are not there yet. that's one of the reasons many intelligence analysts are being looking at these very sharp words, wolf, as secretary panetta suggested, you have to be serious about it but it's probably just an empty threat at this point. >> good explanation, tom. thank you. >>> and joining us now, the abc news global affair's anchor, christiane amanpour. how credible are these threats coming out of north korea? >> they are credible as threats and they hope to make these a deterrent but when it comes to could they actually and do they intend to launch anything against the united states? the consensus is no. not only do they not have the ability to invade, but they don't have the ability on long-range missiles and they are not considered to have the ability to put a nuclear warhead on a missile. the problem,
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